GLBTQI Services, Multicultural Affairs, Social Justice Education
The role of the Coordinator of Multicultural Programs is to establish, implement, administer and assess programs and services for domestic racial and ethnic underrepresented students and the campus community. The successful coordinator will work with a wide variety of constituents on and off campus to support and assess the needs of students.
1. Coordinate the MiCUP Scholars Summer STEM Research Program, a 7-week residential research program for community college students including participant recruitment, supervising the student coordinator, collaborating with faculty, maintain documentation and database(s) for the purpose of monitoring MiCUP transferred students’ academic performance, retention, graduation, interactions, referrals and other information as needed. 2. Coordinate the Social Justice Lecture Series including talent search, budget development, contract negotiations, and small and large scale program coordination and facilitation. 3. Oversee, provide assistance, and support cultural/recognition campus programming. 4. Provide advisory assistance to and be an advocate for MiCUP transfer students, marginalized, and other student populations. 5. Assist with Cultural Competency Training curriculum development, training and assessment. 6. Coordinate, plan, and execute the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week events. 7. Research, identify, and coordinate opportunities for post baccalaureate STEM students, including conferences, workshops, and grant opportunities. 8. Assist with connecting underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students to the Center for Diversity and Inclusion programs and services. 9. Assist in the development of policies and procedures, newsletters, brochures, web pages, etc. that can be used to promote diversity at Michigan Tech. 10. Collaborate with all Center for Diversity and Inclusion staff as well as our university, community, and corporate partners. 11. Research best practices in diversity initiatives and using those findings to make informed decisions. 12. Develop unique programs or communications strategies to promote diversity, and assess the outcomes of those initiatives with a particular focus on their impact as related to recruitment and retention. 13. Plan and manage budgets related to diversity initiatives and obtaining funds for programs, activities, and initiatives. 14. Work non-traditional work hours. 15. Apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work. 16. Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work. Actively engage in University continuous improvement initiatives. 17. Other duties as assigned.
Required Experience • One year of professional experience in higher education, Student Affairs, or comparable area. • Strong organizational and planning skills, including a strong attention to detail, prioritizing, and time management. • Demonstrated experiences developing and managing recruitment and/or retention-based programs for underrepresented students. • Demonstrated evidence of work experience with a culturally diverse student body and staff with a commitment to fostering diversity, access, inclusion and equity.
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